Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Ovation of the Seas to Homeport in Tianjin as Royal Continues China Push

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced that Tianjin, China, will be the new home for its third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas. (

Coast Guard searches for missing cruise ship passenger near Marathon

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a 43-year-old man who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Marathon. (

Royal Caribbean’s WOW Sale Combines Onboard Credit With BOGO50 Offer

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Starting March 21, Royal Caribbean International is launching a five-day WOW Sale that allows guests to receive up to $200 onboard credit and enjoy 50 percent off the cruise fare for the second guest in the same room with a full-fare guest. (

Anthem of the Seas Conveyance from Meyer Werft Vinfographic

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

This video is in true infographic form (hence the term “vinfographic”) and adds a lot of interesting facts surrounding the conveyance of Anthem.

Royal Caribbean Announces 2016 Europe and Alaska

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced new 2016 Europe vacations. Explorer of the Seas will meanwhile debut in Alaska. The Radiance of the Seas will alternate seven-night northbound and southbound Alaska cruises between Vancouver, B.C., and Seward. (

Royal Caribbean Reveals Itineraries for Newest Ship; Independence of the Seas to Return to UK

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas will spend the start of the 2016 summer season in Europe. (

Anthem of the Seas Leaves Shipyard for North Sea

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Anthem of the Seas, the newest vessel to come from Royal Caribbean, has started its journey from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany where it was built to the North Sea. (

Keel Laying for Ovation of the Seas

Friday, March 6th, 2015

The Ovation of the Seas, the third Quantum-class ship under construction in Germany, received its first block on Thursday as the keel was officially lowered and put into place. (

Three Royal Caribbean Oasis-Class Cruise Ships to Sail from Florida in 2016

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Royal Caribbean will base all three of its Oasis-class cruise ships in Florida in 2016. During the same period Quantum-class Anthem of the Seas will sail its first summer season out of Cape Liberty, visiting Bermuda. (

Royal Announces 2016-2017 Caribbean Deployment, Harmony to Port Everglades

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced 2016-2017 Caribbean deployment, with 15 ships sailing from nine U.S. homeports, calling in 39 Caribbean ports. (

Splendour of the Seas Sold to TUI for Thomson Cruises

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship Splendour of the Seas to TUI Cruises in the second quarter of 2016. (

Update. Fog Strands Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship at Sea; Next Sailing Canceled

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Passengers on the delayed Brilliance of the Seas sailing finally disembarked the ship in Tampa around 7 p.m. last night, well over 24 hours late. (

Royal Caribbean’s Next Oasis-Class Cruise Ship to Feature Neighborhoods, Waterslides, Bionic Bar

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s next Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, will feature a mixture of first-introduced-on-Quantum- and Oasis-class experiences, as well as brand-new additions, including the line’s first-ever waterslides. (

Australia. Royal Caribbean partners with My Kitchen Rules

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has announced a new TV campaign and partnership with Channel 7 juggernaut My Kitchen Rules. (

Third Oasis Named: Harmony of the Seas

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International will name its third Oasis-class vessel the Harmony of the Seas, the line confirmed on social media earlier today. (

Royal Caribbean Floats Out Newest Cruise Ship

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

All eyes were on Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas today, as the new cruise ship’s float-out took place at Meyer Werft’s shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. (

Tamis Moves from Carnival to Royal Caribbean, Named SVP Hotel Ops

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

He will have oversight of the line’s hotel services, food, beverage, entertainment and private destinations, and will report directly to Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International. (

New Shows Announced for Anthem of the Seas

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has rolled out some new shows for the upcoming Anthem of the Seas. (

A Brief Chat with Michael Bayley, Royal Caribbean’s New President & CEO

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Many travel agents know Michael Bayley, the new president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, from his service as the former president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. (

Royal Caribbean to launch new promotion offering Buy One Get One 50% or Free Unlimited Alcohol Package

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Royal Caribbean will be rolling out a new promotion on February 14, 2015 offering a choice of Buy One, Get One 50% off off or Free Premium unlimited alcohol package for two. (

Royal Caribbean Announces ‘West Region Partner of the Year’

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

The 2015 winner is Cruise Specialties, which specializes in luxury land and sea vacations. The office is located in Seattle with an additional office in Novato, CA. (

Aussie favourite visits major ports for the last time

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International’s Rhapsody of the Seas will farewell Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart for the last time this week after sailing the region for the past eight years. (

Royal Caribbean to Offer Unlimited Per Day Internet

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has partnered with hospitality technology provider Eleven to provide unlimited onboard Internet access based on a per day rate. (

Royal Caribbean Begins Construction of New Cruise Ship

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Construction on Royal Caribbean’s fourth Oasis-class ship officially began today when the first steel was cut at the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. (

Freedom of the Seas Back after 24-Day Drydock with New Features

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Re-emerging from a 24-day drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard, Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas returned into service this past weekend. (

Grandeur of the Seas returns to Baltimore early because of medical emergency

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

About 193 passengers and nine crew members aboard a cruise liner that docks in Baltimore were stricken with a gastrointestinal illness at sea, while another passenger suffered a medical emergency. (

Electrical Damage Leads to Cancellations Onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Serenade of the SeasRoyal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas remains in New Orleans awaiting clearance from the U.S. Coast Guard, due to a water pipe break that caused damage to electrical equipment onboard. (

Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Overboard, Rescued by Disney Ship

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

A passenger who went overboard from Oasis of the Seas on Thursday was rescued shortly after by a passing Disney Cruise Line ship. (

Royal Caribbean Delays Dynamic Dining Expansion

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International, which planned to introduce the new Dynamic Dining program on the Oasis of the Seas on March 14, has put that expansion on hold. (

Quantum: First HD Cruise Ship with VSM by L-S-B Broadcast

Monday, January 5th, 2015

When the Quantum of the Seas started revenue service in November, it also became the first ship with all video content being delivered in high definition. (

Four-Year Old in Critical Condition After Accident in Cruise Ship Pool

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

A four-year old boy has been hospitalized and is in critical condition after nearly drowning in a pool onboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. (

Ruling opens cruise lines to malpractice lawsuits

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2001. (